ATHENS SILVER TETRADRACHM – SUPERB 440-404 BC CLASSICAL PERIOD ISSUE – MINT STATE STAR 5-5 NGC GRADED GREEK ATTICA COIN (Inv. 14863)
ATTICA. ATHENS. Ca. 440-404 BC.
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.19 g, 25 mm
Obv. Helmeted head of Athena right.
Rev. Owl standing to right, olive sprig and crescent behind, all within incuse square.
Kroll 8; SNG Copenhagen 31-40; Dewing 1591-1598; HGC 4, 1597.
NGC graded MINT STATE STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 5/5, a superb coin, beautifully centered and struck, with a majestic head of Athena. Of about 2100 Owls graded by NGC in the MINT/CH MINT ranges, only 149 have received the coveted star designation.